Sunset, LA 70584 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70584: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sunset, LA 70584

Acceptable Alternative
Cankton, LA 70584

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Saint Landry Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.382, Longitude -92.092
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 161
  • PO Box Addresses: 649
  • Residential Addresses: 2,679
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 117
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,562

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Sunset, LA 70584 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,266
Daytime Population: Workers 951
Daytime Population: Residents 5,127
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,078
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 8,243
Population in Familes 6,903
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density2 214
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $38,948
Average Household Income $60,732
Per Capita Income $23,876


Total Housing Units 3,409 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,328 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 914 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 167 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $130,674
Average Home Value $168,632


Total Households 3,242
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 2,290
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.52% 1.11%
Households 1.62% 1.17%
Families 1.36% 1.0%
Median Household Income   3.23%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

Sunset, LA 70584 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70584 to the other 499 ZIP Codes in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 178 65th
Population Density # 153 70th
Diversity Index # 148 71st
Median Household Income # 293 41st
Per Capita Income # 204 59th

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